Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:Rare
- Blistering, peeling or loosening of skin
- Bloody or cloudy urine
- Chills or fever
- Decreased amount of urine or less frequent urination
- Increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight, especially in patients with burns on large areas
- Intense itching of burn wounds
- Pain at site of application
- Painful or difficult urination
- Red skin lesions, often with a purple center
- Shortness of breath
- Sore throat
- Sores, ulcers or white spots on lips or in mouth
- Swollen glands
- Unusual bleeding or bruising
- Unusual tiredness or weakness
Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:More common
- Burning feeling on treated area(s)
- Brownish-gray skin discoloration
- Itching or skin rash
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.